The Miele S 5981 Capricorn is a high-end canister vacuum, the flagship model in this series.

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The Miele S 5981 Capricorn is a high-end canister vacuum, the flagship model in this series. Miele promotes this vacuum as being ideal for medium to high-pile carpeting, area rugs and all smooth flooring. The 4.76 quart Type G/N AirClean dustbag of the 5981 Capricorn (a feature common to the entire S5 series) is comprised of a 9-layer fortress of electrostatically charged material that traps micro-sized debris in the airtight vacuum chamber. The spring-loaded, self-locking collar ensures that you will not have particles leaking out of the bag. The 1,200 watt Vortex motor of the 5981 Capricorn has improved dust intake compared to previous models. The Active HEPA filter of this vacuum traps 99.99% of all particles as tiny as 0.3 of a micron, as well as odors. The electronic suction controls of this vacuum operate with plus and minus buttons from 300 watts to 1,200 watts. The ergonomic deluxe handle assembly of the 5981 Capricorn ensures a comfortable cleaning session. This vacuum is a step up from the lower cost 5481 Earth in that it has the SES130 electric hose (which has more compatibility for accessories than the 5481 Earth's SES119 electric hose). The Miele S 5981 Capricorn has an automatic function that shuts the vacuum off when it is overheating.

  • Dimensions: 8.25" x 10" x 19"
  • Color: Luna Silver
  • Active HEPA filter
  • Active Air Clean filter (optional)
  • Overheating lamp
  • Safety shut-off on overheating
  • Silence insulation
  • Dustbag change indicator
  • Filter grill
  • Powerbrush
  • Stainless steel wand
  • Electric hose
  • SBB300-3 Parquet Twister
  • Combination carpet/smooth floor tool
  • DMT Air Quality Testing Institute certified
  • 33 foot cleaning radius
  • Dusting brush
  • Upholstery nozzle
  • Crevice tool
  • Sealed system canister construction
  • 4.76 quart Type G/N AirClean dustbag
  • Air Clean Filter (optional)
  • Pre-motor filter
  • 1,200 watt Vortex motor
  • Electronic suction controls
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